Telica volcano expels gases and ash:
13 FEBRUARY 2016. The Telica volcano, located in the “chain of volcanoes” of Nicaragua, reported on Saturday, an explosion with expulsion of gases and ash, said officials.
Activity in the Telica, which is 1,061 meters high and located 112 kilometers northwest of Managua, took place on Saturday at 08:28 local time (14:28 GMT), said the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER).
After the explosion, which was of low intensity, Telica returned to a state of relative calm, according to official information. Neighbors reported Volcano broadcasters that the explosion was followed by the expulsion of gases and ash.
The Telica volcano remains active since last September, when it erupted in explosions accompanied by ashes and gases that came to different communities in the departments of Leon and Chinandega (northwest), according to the National System for Prevention, Mitigation and Attention Disaster (SINAPRED).
The authorities, who have reported no casualties or damage from the activity of Telica, maintain surveillance in the northwest and southeast of Nicaragua, land of volcanoes.
February 14 , 2016. Telica , Nicaragua :
Source : La Prensa.
Photo : nuevasesperanzas.org ( 2011)